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Summary of Exercise Capacity

Scientific Information on Exercise Capacity

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Grade Level of Evidence
Robust research conducted with repeated double-blind clinical trials
Multiple studies where at least two are double-blind and placebo controlled
Single double-blind study or multiple cohort studies
Uncontrolled or observational studies only
Level of Evidence
? The amount of high quality evidence. The more evidence, the more we can trust the results.
Supplement Magnitude of effect
? The direction and size of the supplement's impact on each outcome. Some supplements can have an increasing effect, others have a decreasing effect, and others have no effect.
Consistency of research results
? Scientific research does not always agree. HIGH or VERY HIGH means that most of the scientific research agrees.
Notes
grade-c - - See study
No significant detectable effect on exercise capacity when preloaded
grade-d
Minor
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One study found an increase in the number of benchpress repetitions healthy subjects could do, but the placebo group saw a greater improvement in the number of weighted squats.
grade-d Minor - See study
There was an improvement in 6-minute walking distance for patients with hypertension and Eisenmenger Syndrome ion one study.

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